Celebrating the Tastes of Summer: Caprese Salad

There are many reasons I love summer: the warm early summer weather (not this 100+ degree heat we’ve been having), sleeping in, getting to spend time with Tim and Josie, the drive-in movie theater, traveling, and the wonderful produce (to name a few).  Nothing says summer quite like fresh tomatoes from the garden.  When I […]

Guest Blog: Wife Soup

Hold on to your socks, ladies… They’re about to be blown off! That’s right, you have a guest chef in your presence. I am, humbly and proudly, the husband of Cara, and she has humored me by letting me share with you one of my chefly secrets (to be honest, this recipe, as with most […]

Salmon Loves Pesto

I’m always looking for new (read: easy) ways to cook fish.  Tim and I ate at a restaurant a while back – it was at least a year ago, but probably more – and I had salmon that had pesto stuffed in it.  I don’t remember anything else about the meal – not the side […]

Clean, Green, and Herbacious

During the summer time, I grow a small herb garden that usually includes a combination of the following: parsley, cilantro, chives, thyme, rosemary, sage, oregano, and basil.  As my basil starts to really grow and go crazy, I think, “What am I going to do with all of this basil?” And then I remember – […]